Department for International Development: Israel

Prime Minister written question – answered on 13th November 2017.

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Photo of Richard Burden Richard Burden Labour, Birmingham, Northfield

To ask the Prime Minister, when she was made aware of meetings in Israel held by the Secretary of State for International Development in August 2017; and what information she has since been given about what was discussed at those meetings.

Photo of Richard Burden Richard Burden Labour, Birmingham, Northfield

To ask the Prime Minister, if she will ask the Cabinet Secretary to investigate the circumstances surrounding meetings held by the Secretary of State for International Development in Israel in August 2017.

Photo of Stephen Doughty Stephen Doughty Labour/Co-operative, Cardiff South and Penarth

To ask the Prime Minister, when she became aware of the Secretary of State for International Development's discussions with Israeli Government Ministers and Officials on potential Government aid to the Israeli Defence Force.

Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Prime Minister, when she first became aware of the visit to Israel and meetings with Israeli Ministers and officials by the Secretary of State for International Development

Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party

My right hon. Friend the Member for Witham (Ms Patel) resigned as Secretary of State for International Development on 8 November. I refer the hon. Member to the exchange of letters between my right hon. Friend and me on her resignation; and to the statement issued by my right hon. Friend on 6 November, a copy of which is available on the gov.uk website.

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